Ten years after the protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Dartmouth's Ezzedine Fishere writes that the failure "of the three Arab political forces to coexist ... hollowed the promise of the Arab Spring," but he says there could be a path forward.
In a story about the changing world of philanthropy, The New York Times notes that a group of women graduates (they are known as the Centennial Circle of Dartmouth Alumnae) has collectively donated millions to Dartmouth's College Fund.
In a story about the legacy of N.H. school teacher Christa McAuliffe, who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster 35 years ago, NHPR turns to Dartmouth's Kristina Lynch, who talks about her work as a physicist and the joy of teaching.
Krishna was listed in the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the food and drink category, notes India West, adding that the best-selling author is at work on a new cookbook with Momofuku founder David Chang.
"Firms that dream of being the next Tesla should carefully examine why they are so far behind," write Dartmouth's Geoffrey Parker and his co-authors in a column about why Tesla is the market leader among electric vehicle makers.
Dartmouth's Jacqueline Wernimont discusses the shortcomings of COVID-19 dashboards, saying such dashboards are "unusual in the history of dashboards in that they share information but not in a way that allows ordinary people to take action."
Amanda Gorman's inaugural reading was, says Dartmouth's Joshua Bennett, "a powerful example of what can emerge at the intersection of a robust commitment to the dance of language on paper, and the singular power of poems given to the air."
In a story about scientific discoveries and publicity, Dartmouth's Marcelo Gleiser says scientists who share news of their findings with the press before sharing it with their peers make a mistake. "And that, to me, is a capital sin," he says.
In a review of a new travel book by Dartmouth's Charles Wheelan '88, the reviewer says the Wheelan family "make wonderful partners and guides for a meandering stroll around the world." They also "reveal a lot about what truly matters in life."
In an opinion piece about the "1776 Report," Dartmouth's Jeff Sharlet says the report does, for instance, "acknowledge slavery as one of the 'challenges' of American history, but warns against pressing that critique 'too hard or too far.' "
"She will be maybe the most qualified treasury secretary we've ever had in the history of the United States," says Dartmouth's Andrew Levin about the upcoming confirmation hearing for Secretary of the Treasury nominee Janet Yellen.
Dartmouth's Kendall Hoyt says there's a "trade-off between speed and efficacy" in distributing the vaccine. "If we're going for the perfect solution to such a degree that we have to throw out doses at the end of the day, then we're failing."
Joanne Rogers, the widow of Fred Rogers '50, aka Mr. Rogers, has died at age 92. Happily known as "Mrs. Rogers," she was "his loyal partner for 50 years and later a memory-keeper for his message of kindness," the Post writes.
In an opinion piece about the way some rogue professionals have worked against the public interest, Dartmouth's Brooke Harrington writes that more professional organizations need to step up, use their sanction power, and protect the public.
In an opinion piece, Dartmouth's Travis Curtice discusses the upcoming presidential election in Uganda. "Many Ugandans ... have overcome tremendous barriers and ongoing political intimidation to demand a more democratic Uganda," he writes.
In an interview about her new memoir, Bravey, Olympic athlete Alexi Pappas '12 says the book is "as much for parents as it is for dream-chasers, because so much of it is talking about my dad and how he raised us."
CNBC says Callie Brownson and Jennifer King, who both coached at Dartmouth, will be among eight women on the sidelines for National Football League playoff games, Brownson with the Cleveland Browns and King with the Washington Football team.
Eight graduate and undergraduate Dartmouth students are finalists in NASA's Big Idea Challenge, reports NBC 5. Developing technology—the team created a lunar rover—for space missions has been "super exciting," says team member Chris Lyke '21.
"Not all Americans trust medicine and science," says Dartmouth's Brendan Nyhan in a column about the time it's taking to get Americans vaccinated. Involving groups such as religious organizations, schools, and businesses will help, he says.
Shonda Rhimes '91's Bridgerton "is a career landmark for Rhimes, the first series in her exclusive, nine-figure deal with Netflix after a string of hits for ABC made her one of TV's most successful showrunners," writes the newspaper.